The provision of alternative health has always been at the center of most modern treatment regimes, the use of a combination of body exercises and alike routines to achieve the body’s inner health have been in practice for sometime now, including the infamous Thai Massage.
What is the Thai Massage?
In the ancient Thai culture, the practices of hartha, yoga, the Chinese meridian practices, the tai indigenous practices and the overall practices of Buddhism encouraged the use of exercise and muscle massage therapy as treatment to various diseases and ailments.
The creation of the Thai massage, a healing based routine is then not a surprise to those versed with the history of the Thai people. However, pundits gave it that this was originally a Chinese practice because of its growing use, the Thai massage has been on the lips of many people.
Save that for another day, its use has spread like bushfire, thanks to its good user reviews, which has turned most people to this hitherto paradoxical method of treatment.
What does this massage aim to achieve?
Like the other massage, the overall aim of this is to give the cells some relief, which in most cases lack because of the accumulation f toxins. Thai massage however distinguishes itself in so many ways, unlike other massage practices. Some of its characteristics include:
The blending of human pressure points massage with the overall stretching of the body.
The use of a floor not table that is the most common feature the convectional massage practices.
The massage is done with the clothes on, not like with the other massage regimes where clothes are removed.
The pressure spot massage always aims at enhancing the overall body lymph functions thus helping in the relief of the body stress and toxins.
Over time, the use of this type of massage has in fact been found to be very beneficial. Some of the benefits, which have been noted, include:
- The relaxation of the body joints.
- Relief of pains on the muscles and joints.
- Body relaxation after some tiresome job.
- Relief and treatments of arthritis.
- Ensures that the muscles achieve the needed firmness.
- Improves the overall body movement.
In the course of its use, it’s found to be one of the major points of body detoxification.
With the benefits, the therapeutic nature of Thai massage has never been in doubt in the minds of the entire modern medical practitioners. What has remained as the striking point of interest is the manner in which the massage is done with the clothes on.
However, this could be its strength, no wonder the increasing interest. The cases of sexual molestation in the spa areas and the gyms have not been in doubt. It is thus safer method of having the massage to the body without having the prying eyes on ones privacy.
Challenge and success
This strength is the major challenge, which makes learning the massage procedure quite a big challenge. Though proper training is required, the achievement of the same remains in limbo, thanks to its limiting nature.
However much the health experts have tried to create awareness, Thai mass
age has in fact remained as the most isolated form of massage. It is against this background that inclusion of massage as a medical therapy has come to be accepted in many of the health curriculums worldwide.